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A Final Farewell to Susan Kamil

On December 5, New York's trade publishing community packed the TimesCenter in Manhattan to hear a who's who of authors remember the highly regarded Random House publisher Susan Kamil, who died suddenly on September 8 at 69. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-12-06 05:00:00 UTC ]
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When impeachment and the campaign collide

Yesterday morning, Gordon Sondland, the Trump donor turned US ambassador to the European Union, gave explosive testimony in the impeachment inquiry—directly tying the president and his top allies, including Mikes Pence and Pompeo, to the Ukraine scandal. Comparisons to John Dean’s testimony that... Continue reading at 'Columbia Journalism Review'

[ Columbia Journalism Review | 2019-11-21 12:58:24 UTC ]
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The New York Times’ acclaimed “1619 Project” to become a series of books.

Random House announced today that they’ve acquired the rights to a series of books based on the New York Times Magazine’s extraordinarily popular “1619 Project,” which interrogates received perspectives on four centuries of slavery in America through essays, stories, histories, poems, and... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-11-20 13:52:40 UTC ]
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One of the largest book publishers in the world announces new publisher.

Andy Ward has been named a new vice president and publisher at Random House. Formerly editor in chief, Ward moves into the spot long held by the beloved Susan Kamil, who died in September. Ward has edited the likes of David Mitchell, George Saunders, and Imbolo Mbue, and will see his role as... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-11-19 15:22:43 UTC ]
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Ian Williams Wins 2019 Giller Prize

Ian Williams has won the C$100,000 Scotiabank Giller Prize, Canada's most prestigious and richest award for fiction, for his debut novel, 'Reproduction,' published by Random House Canada. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-19 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Ward becomes Random House US publisher

Andy Ward has been promoted to Random House US publisher effective immediately. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-18 15:04:10 UTC ]
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Ward, Desser Have New Roles at Random House

At Penguin Random House's flagship imprint, Andy Ward has been promoted to publisher, while Knopf's Robin Desser has been tapped as senior v-p and editor-in-chief. Ward is replacing Susan Kamil, who died, suddenly, last month. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-18 05:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH US to expand with new Nevada distribution centre

​Penguin Random House US is expanding its distribution operations with a new centre in Nevada.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-05 11:21:34 UTC ]
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Penguin Random House defends Zhivago novel against plagiarism claim

Boris Pasternak’s great-niece Anna claims Lara Prescott’s The Secrets We Kept copied her biography of Pasternak’s loverPublisher Penguin Random House has dismissed claims that Lara Prescott, a debut novelist who received a $2m (£1.6m) advance for her novel about the publication of Boris... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-10-01 15:39:25 UTC ]
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Misguided Chivalry, Disastrous Dates, and Other Cartoons

The following cartoons are from Liana Finck’s new book, Excuse Me, which compiles hundreds of her drawings from Instagram and The New Yorker over the last few years.  * __________________________________ From the book Excuse Me by Liana Finck. Copyright © 2019 by Liana Finck. Published by Random... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-09-24 08:48:06 UTC ]
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Random House publisher Susan Kamil has died at the age of 69.

Executive vice president and publisher of Random House Susan Kamil, who published Salman Rushdie, Ta-Nehisi Coates, Elizabeth Strout, Sophie Kinsella, and Ruth Reich, among many others, died this weekend from complications relating to lung cancer, the AP reports. Random House president Gina... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-09-09 14:26:02 UTC ]
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Random House Publisher Susan Kamil Dies at 69

Susan Kamil, publisher of Random House and a veteran publishing executive whose career spanned more than 40 years, died on Sunday, September 8, from complications from lung cancer. She was 69. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-09 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Emma Cline’s next book is a short story collection called Daddy, and it’s coming out soon.

Good news for all fans of strange cults, luscious writing, and page-turners: as Publishers Lunch reports, Emma Cline’s first story collection, Daddy, will officially be published in 2020 by Random House (and Chatto & Windus in the UK). As you may recall, Random House bought three books by... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-09-06 16:48:24 UTC ]
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Mark Halperin got a second chance. He isn’t the only one.

In late October 2017, as the sexual-abuse allegations against Harvey Weinstein reverberated across the landscape of American power, five women told CNN’s Oliver Darcy that Mark Halperin, a high-profile political journalist, had harassed them at work. The allegations dated to Halperin’s time at... Continue reading at 'Columbia Journalism Review'

[ Columbia Journalism Review | 2019-08-20 12:12:10 UTC ]
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Penguin Random House Children’s Books to Publish Wattpad Books in UK

The latest stage in Wattpad's rapid expansion, its own new line of books is to be published in the UK market by Penguin Random House UK. The post Penguin Random House Children’s Books to Publish Wattpad Books in UK appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-08-08 09:05:12 UTC ]
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Penguin Random House and Kellogg’s Renew ‘Feeding Reading’ Promotion

Having distributed more than 400,000 children's books last year, the PRH-Kellogg's partnership, Feeding Reading, is back this year with 125 titles on offer. The post Penguin Random House and Kellogg’s Renew ‘Feeding Reading’ Promotion appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-07-25 05:30:50 UTC ]
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Monica Ali: Reckoning with the Insidious Myth of Positive Discrimination

I was on my way to a meeting when I bumped into an old acquaintance. After a few minutes chat, not wanting to be late, I said I had to go. “Let’s catch up soon,” she said. I said I’d like that. “Hey, listen,” she said, “have you heard—apparently Random House has a new policy […] Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-07-24 08:50:53 UTC ]
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Book Deals: Week of July 22, 2019

Random House buys a children’s book from Jimmy Kimmel, Sourcebooks lands a buzzy thriller by an indie bestseller, Atria spends six figures on a literary debut, and more in this week's notable book deals. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-07-19 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Deals: Week of July 22, 2019

Random House buys a children’s book from Jimmy Kimmel, Sourcebooks lands a buzzy thriller by an indie bestseller, Atria spends six figures on a literary debut, and more in this week's notable book deals. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-07-19 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Deals: Week of July 22, 2019

Random House buys a children’s book from Jimmy Kimmel, Sourcebooks lands a buzzy thriller by an indie bestseller, Atria spends six figures on a literary debut, and more in this week's notable book deals. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-07-19 04:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #random house #children’s book #notable book #literary debut #atria spends #indie bestseller #buzzy thriller #sourcebooks lands #jimmy kimmel #book deals